Monthly Archives: January 2015

Episode 001 – Meet Joe Plummer (Video)

Joe Plummer SnowPlease join me in a video conversation with author and researcher Mr. Joseph Plummer below.  Joe is the author of several excellent fiction and non-fiction books including  Leaving the Illusion, Dishonest Money and Tragedy and Hope 101. You can find reviews on each of these books and many others at ClearNFO.com.  Despite some serious Skype issues, this interview turned out great. Enjoy!

Meet Joe Plummer

Episode 001 – part 1 of 6: ‘Meet Joe Plummer’ by ClearNFO.com

Episode 001 – part 2 of 6: ‘Meet Joe Plummer’ by ClearNFO.com

Episode 001 – part 3 of 6: ‘Meet Joe Plummer’ by ClearNFO.com

Episode 001 – part 4 of 6: ‘Meet Joe Plummer’ by ClearNFO.com

Episode 001 – part 5 of 6: ‘Meet Joe Plummer’ by ClearNFO.com

Episode 001 – part 6 of 6: ‘Meet Joe Plummer’ by ClearNFO.com

 

Corruption is Metastasizing in the U.S.

Three Branches of GovernmentObviously, not all people who work for the government are corrupt, but after reading whistleblower Sibel Edmonds’ account of her time at the FBI and after watching a 2.5 hour long interview with whistleblower William Binney –who spent 30 years at the NSA– there is no other conclusion but corruption and criminal activity permeates every nook and cranny of the highest echelons of the FBI, Justice Department and the NSA.  Add to this, Sibel and William, both sought to inform their own management chain, congress and the judiciary to only find that this act to protect your rights and your sacred constitution was met with vicious slander, intimidation and threats.  So after being fully informed of this corruption and illegal activity, your Congress did nothing. Our Judges did nothing and all those responsible in the Executive branch did nothing but attempt to undermine and destroy these honorable people. This, then, is the state of the Union.  Like a fish, it rots first from the head; and the stench is here for all to smell. I think you smell it already. The checks and balances our founders put in place to prevent this very same tyranny of the power of the state over the rights of the individual are gone.  Laws are being broken and the US Constitution is being violated daily, with impunity and no chance of prosecution by those same people –as a requirement of their employment– swore an oath to protect and defend this same constitution against all enemies foreign and domestic. We as a nation are faced with a problem. We can pretend that the problem doesn’t exist, or we can set a course of action to rid our country of this metastasizing tumor. To pretend it does not exist, or that someone else will step in to fix it, is to guarantee that the corrupting impact of this tumor will spread across this nation and to your door step.  Our only option, therefore, is to set about ripping this corruption from the body of this nation and to throw it into the fire.

 

How to do this? There are many people working on this solution, so what you can do is to become informed. Know that there is a problem. What the problem is, and support those who are trying to fix the problem. Get to know what your rights are under the constitution so that you know when they are being violated, and then stand up to those in power who seek to steal your birthright guaranteed by the US Constitution and the US Bill of Rights. If called for jury duty, serve. And judge not only the guilt or innocence of the accused, but first judge the constitutionality of the laws under which the accused are being charged. This is not only your right but your duty to protect your fellow citizen against unconstitutional laws in this way. This is called Jury nullification and is your right.  State nullification works in much the same way as jury nullification only at the state level.  States –like you as a juror– have the right to nullify unconstitutional laws dictated from the central government in Washington, D.C. Encourage your representatives to stand up to the tyranny that has become the US Government. The most important things we can do however are to educate ourselves and then spread this education to all those who will listen.   As Victor Hugo once said: “No army can stop an idea whose time has come”.

-David Brown

Interview with NSA Whistleblower William Binney

William Binney 504392832_640Please take the time to view this important interview with NSA Whistleblower William Binney.  Important source information is contained herein.  Mr. Binney is obviously very intelligent and provides important key insights and details of the inner operations of the NSA that most  are unaware.  It is also obvious that Mr. Binney has been so close to the action and so focused on the duties of his 36 year career, he has not had the time to investigate what part his actions have played in the larger picture. For example, he was not aware of operation Gladio, or the grander Anglo-American Geopolitical strategies and goals that direct the NSA; and though he found the official 9/11 report not credible,  he still seemed to hold out a faint belief that mistakes were made; not that they were orchestrated by the same system he served.  Despite this, this is a key video to be aware of; so please invest the time to become knowledgeable –up close and personal with William Binney– of the imminent and existential threat we all face at the hands of the NSA and the Stasi state they are currently creating.

–David Brown

View Richard Grove’s Tragedy and Hope interview with Mr. Binney at the link below…

The Future of Freedom: A Feature Interview with NSA Whistleblower William Binney from Tragedy and Hope on Vimeo.

A 36-year veteran of America’s Intelligence Community, William Binney resigned from his position as Director for Global Communications Intelligence (COMINT) at the National Security Agency (NSA) and blew the whistle, after discovering that his efforts to protect the privacy and security of Americans were being undermined by those above him in the chain of command.

The NSA data-monitoring program which Binney and his team had developed — codenamed ThinThread — was being aimed not at foreign targets as intended, but at Americans (codenamed as Stellar Wind), was destroying privacy here and around the world. Binney voices his call to action for the billions of individuals whose rights are currently being violated.

William Binney speaks out in this feature-length interview with Tragedy and Hope’s Richard Grove, focused on the topic of the ever-growing Surveillance State in America.

On January 22, 2015: (Berlin, Germany) – The Government Accountability Project (GAP) is proud to announce that retired NSA Technical Director and GAP client, William “Bill” Binney, will accept the Sam Adams Associates for Integrity in Intelligence Award today in Berlin, Germany. The award is presented annually by the Sam Adams Associates for Integrity in Intelligence (SAAII) to a professional who has taken a strong stand for ethics and integrity. whistleblower.org/press/nsa-whistleblower-bill-binney-wins-prestigious-sam-adams-award

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ISIS, Al-Qaeda and Robin Cook

by DAVID BROWN | CLEARNFO.com | January 28, 2015

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Thought I’d post the information below in one place since apparently some are still slowly coming to terms and learning this information for the first time.  I take it for granted that everyone knows this, but unfortunately they don’t . . . so in an effort to get us talking from the same page, please note the following  . . .

 

On 9/11/2001 the USA was attacked by criminal elements within its own government who then blamed the attack on Islamic terrorists.
On 7/7/2005 London was attacked by criminal elements within its own government who then blamed the attack on Islamic terrorists.
On July 8th 2005 –the day after the 7/7 London bombings– Robin Cook, Former British Foreign Secretary said the following …

Former British Foreign Secretary Robin Cook

Former British Foreign Secretary Robin Cook

“Bin Laden was, though, a product of a monumental miscalculation by western security agencies. Throughout the 80s he was armed by the CIA and funded by the Saudis to wage jihad against the Russian occupation of Afghanistan. Al-Qaida, literally “the database”, was originally the computer file of the thousands of mujahideen who were recruited and trained with help from the CIA to defeat the Russians. Inexplicably, and with disastrous consequences, it never appears to have occurred to Washington that once Russia was out of the way, Bin Laden’s organisation would turn its attention to the west.”

http://www.theguardian.com/uk/2005/jul/08/july7.development

Robin Cook also said …

“The truth is, there is no Islamic army or terrorist group called Al Qaida. And any informed intelligence officer knows this.

“But there is a propaganda campaign to make the public believe in the presence of an identified entity representing the ‘devil’ only in order to drive the TV watcher to accept a unified international leadership for a war against terrorism.

“The country behind this propaganda is the US . . .” – Former British Foreign Secretary Robin Cook

On 6 August 2005, Robin Cook had a heart attack and died. Sounds like Mr. Cook may have faced the same kind of heart attack as Andrew Breitbart.

http://suspiciousdeaths.blogspot.com/2010/05/robin-cook.html

At the time, and because Mr. Cook was Former British Foreign Secretary his statements about Al-Qaeda might have seemed shocking or perhaps a threat, but what he reported in the article above in the Guardian is very common knowledge today. However Mr. Cook’s conclusions that the US Support of Al-Qaeda was a miscalculation have now been proven wrong. The US / Saudi Arabia support for Al-Qaeda was not a miscalculation as indicated in Mr. Cook’s article. And though Saudi Arabia supplied some financial support, the US CIA also provided about $3 billion in payments to Osama . . . http://www.theinsider.org/news/article.asp?id=0228

7/7 like 9/11 was an inside job. (If you doubt this, please take the time to do your own research)

Supporting bin Laden and Al-Qaeda is no mistake or miscalculation. This is part of what is called Operation Gladio (B).

The US support for Al-Qaeda has not stopped since 1979 and continues today under the newly minted boogie man called ISIS to strike fear into the hearts and minds of the American sheeple.

Get up to speed on Operation Gladio here

The CIA, the NSA and Google

by DAVID BROWN | CLEARNFO.com | January 26, 2015

Well, folks here are two articles to really sink your teeth into. I know I will. There appears to be a ton of new data that is well-researched.   The first article is Part 1 of 2 and is jammed-packed with new details I have never seen before about ‘The Highlands Group’ now named the ‘The Highlands Forum’ presumably for legal reasons: to side step the requirements under the Federal Advisory Committee Act (FACA).  After reading Quigley’s ‘Anglo-American Establishment’, I have been keen to find the remnants of the Milner Group’s intellectual and operational offspring and more importantly the current control structure. There may be a few breadcrumbs here and maybe a loaf of bread or two.   In any event, after careful study, I’ll be trying to nit these pieces together perhaps in a future article or video. In the meantime enjoy these two pieces from Nafeez Ahmed…

 INSURGE INTELLIGENCE, a new crowd-funded investigative journalism project, breaks the exclusive story of how the United States intelligence community funded, nurtured and incubated Google as part of a drive to dominate the world through control of information. Seed-funded by the NSA and CIA, Google was merely the first among a plethora of private sector start-ups co-opted by US intelligence to retain ‘information superiority.’

The origins of this ingenious strategy trace back to a secret Pentagon-sponsored group, that for the last two decades has functioned as a bridge between the US government and elites across the business, industry, finance, corporate, and media sectors. The group has allowed some of the most powerful special interests in corporate America to systematically circumvent democratic accountability and the rule of law to influence government policies, as well as public opinion in the US and around the world. The results have been catastrophic: NSA mass surveillance, a permanent state of global war, and a new initiative to transform the US military into Skynet.

Part 1: How the CIA made Google
By Nafeez Ahmed

Part 2: Why Google made the NSA
by Nafeez Ahmed

Climate: The ’cause célèbre’ for a Global Tax

Karl Denninger

The cause célèbre for the NWO global tax; or ‘The continuing saga of the man-made global warming deception’.

Short, succinct reality-check from the brilliant mind of one Mr. Karl Denninger below on
Your Science Lesson for Today

More resources on the Global Warming Hoax here …  Global Warming is a HOAX

Ukraine: USA/NATO aka Murder, Inc.

Ukraine 22607955099_nUSA/NATO aka Murder, Inc.

It is no secret tDonbas_no the informed that the US and NATO have orchestrated and funded last year’s coup in Kiev and continue to foment the conflict in Ukraine after installing their own puppet government at the seat of power in Kiev.  The result, is the wholesale murder and slaughter of innocent men, women and children to please Ukraine’s new ‘Anglo-American Establishment‘ masters.
Some frequent updates on the conflict in Ukraine are available from ‘Bürgerinitiative für Frieden in der Ukraine’ (Citizens’ Initiative for Peace in Ukraine) on Facebook HERE. (In German, but can be easily translated in most cases with one click.)

Here’s one example of the near real-time reporting available with videos and pictures …

+++ Video +++ UKRA FASCIST artillery BOMBED residential areas of the city STAKHANOV in LUGANSK. +++ A reporter of life News TV station interviewed citizens of the city of 75,000 residents Stakhanov in Lugansk, whose Stadt weeks massively destroyed by the ukra fascist of heavy artillery and zerbwird!

The people flee in the direction of Lugansk, including many families with children. They had a long time hiding in their cellars from the bomb attacks of nag, but now many houses no longer stand. Almost all residential areas of the city Stakhanov are bombed!

In the video, you can see several sad scenes. One it shows how ordinary citizens of the town berries must – things their killed relatives while in the background the ukra fascist artillery further bombed their town!

At the beginning of the video, the man shows that the artillery of the Kiev regime shoots just in the city. Schools, school facilities and residential, without any strategic or military significance be met!

This is a blatant genocide of the Donbass population – in the middle of Europe! And the world is silent!

The war criminals in Kiev may bomb continue with impunity entire cities and civilian population – without that one critical word from the EU comes!

Of the United States, we want to not even talk because they are the mainstay of this kriegsverbrecherischen bloody regime in Kiev!

Video here.

The Comments are very telling.  The US and NATO are not fooling these people.  They know full-well who is behind this Operation Gladio.

More on this conflict from ClearNFO here…

Ukraine Crisis

CFR: Why the Ukraine Crisis Is the West’s Fault

Asset-Stripping Ukraine

Crisis in Ukraine

Can Ukraine Escape IMF trap?

RUSSIA WANTS WAR

War is Big Business

Agents for the NWO

World Federalist Movement

World Federalist Movement

“First we Americans are going to have to yield up some of our sovereignty, and that to many is going to be a bitter pill.”

–Walter Cronkite
(accepting his award for lifetime achievement toward the cause of the World Federalist Association, now Re-branded for public consumption as ‘Citizens for Global Solutions’)

With special appearance by Hillary Rodham Clinton –then ‘First Lady’

Hillary starts at ~ 15:25

“In 2004, the World Federalist Association changed its name to Citizens for Global Solutions.”

It is the American branch of the World Federalist Movement.

Benghazi Deception

stevensGood, fact-based reporting by Jerome R. Corsi  in the article linked just below.  We’re inching slowly toward the truth, but the truth is yet to be told. Missing pieces: Why was the stand-down ordered after the embassy was attacked? Why did the so called rebels who attacked the embassy yell “Morsi sent us!” Morsi like Obama’s half brother Malik Obama is part of the Muslim Brotherhood. Morsi was installed by the US and the MB as a result of the US-backed MB coup in Egypt only to be deposed by Egypt two months later. The truth is that Christopher Stephens knew too much about the state department and the illegal arms shipments and had to be eliminated. The truth is that these illegal shipments of arms came directly from a CIA cut-out company here in the US. Shipped to Benghazi => Turkey => Syria to be used against Syria’s Assad. The US has been, and continues to use ISIS (aka Al-Qaeda) as a US proxy force to destabilize countries in this region.

Admiral: U.S. could have ousted Gadhafi peacefully by Jerome R. Corsi
Malik Obama Mohammed Morsi Christopher StevensHillary What does it matter

 

Psychopath, Hillary Rodham Clinton Celebrating the death of Gadhafi (above)

Read more from ClearNFO about ISIS and Benghazi here

CIA Whistleblower faces the ire of an angry Justice Department over Benghazi questions

What will the death of Abdullah mean?

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Crown Prince Salman

Following the death of King Abdullah, the relatively young Crown Prince Salman age 79 is named Saudi King.  Some say the new ailing king is feeble; may have dementia and may not last long so there will be another accession soon.  In the meantime, what secret alliances will be created in the house of Saud; and what will this mean to Saudi – USA – Russian relations?  Despite an estimated 80 – 200 executions annually; including be-headings, stoning  and firing squads; many of whom are young women including Christians and their children for presumably trumped-up charges of killing their husbands, employers or “chewing qat”, a leaf containing a mild drug from Yemen … despite all this killing, amazingly, Abdullah was seen as a reformer stuck in the Saudi legal system of Islam’s Sharia law. Will the killings increase or decrease under Salman and under his soon to be successor?

For some good ‘inside baseball’ on this succession and those soon to follow, Pepe Escobar wrote the following insightful article below two days before the death of King Abdullah:

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House of Saud

That dysfunctional marriage:

“As if this was not messy enough, the crucial succession of the House of Saud is propelled to the forefront. King Abdullah, 91, was diagnosed with pneumonia, hospitalized in Riyadh on New Year’s Eve, and was breathing with a tube. He may – or may not, this being the secretive House of Saud – have lung cancer. He won’t last long. The fact that he is hailed as a “progressive reformer” tells everything one needs to know about Saudi Arabia. “Freedom of expression”? You must be joking.

So who’ll be next? The first in the line of succession should be Crown Prince Salman, 79, also defense minister. He was governor of Riyadh province for a hefty 48 years. It was this certified falcon who supervised the wealth of private “donations” to the Afghan mujahedeen in the 1980s jihad, in tandem with hardcore Wahhabi preachers. Salman’s sons include the governor of Medina, Prince Faisal. Needless to add, the Salman family controls virtually all of Saudi media.

To get to the Holy Grail Salman must be proven fit. That’s not a given; and on top of it Abdullah, a tough nut to crack, already survived two of his crown princes, Sultan and Nayef. Salman’s prospects look bleak; he has had spinal surgery, a stroke and may be suffering from – how appropriate – dementia.

It also does not bode well that when Salman was promoted to Deputy Defense Minister, soon enough he was shown the door – as he got himself mixed up with Bandar Bush’s atrocious jihadi game in Syria.

Anyway, Salman already has a successor; second Deputy Prime Minister Prince Muqrin, former governor of Medina province and then head of Saudi intelligence. Muqrin is very, very close to Abdullah. Muqrin seems to be the last “capable” son of Ibn Saud; “capable” here is a figure of speech. The real problem though starts when Muqrin becomes Crown Prince. Because then the next in line will be picked from the grandsons of Ibn Saud.

Enter the so-called third generation princes – a pretty nasty bunch. Chief among them is none other than Mitab bin Abdullah, 62, the son of the king; cries of nepotism do proceed. Like a warlord, Mitab controls his own posse in the National Guard. Sources told me Riyadh is awash in rumors that Abdullah and Muqrin have made a deal: Abdullah gets Muqrin to become king, and Muqrin makes Mitab crown prince. Once again, this being the “secretive” House of Saud, the Hollywood mantra applies: no one knows anything.

Saudi Arabia’s Foreign Minister Prince Saud al-Faisal.(Reuters / Brendan Smialowski)Left: Saudi Arabia’s Foreign Minister Prince Saud al-Faisal.(Reuters / Brendan Smialowski)

Abdullah’s sons are all over the place; governor of Mecca, deputy governor of Riyadh, deputy foreign minister, president of the Saudi Red Crescent. Same for Salman’s sons. But then there’s Muhammad bin Nayif, son of the late Crown Prince Nayif, who became Interior Minister in 2012, in charge of ultra-sensitive internal security, as in cracking down on virtually anything. He is the top competitor against Mitab among the third-generation princes.

So forget about family “unity” when such juicy loot as an oil hacienda impersonating a whole country is in play. And yet whoever inherits the loot will have to face the abyss, and the same litany of distress; rising unemployment; abysmal inequality; horrendous sectarian divide; jihadism in all its forms – not least the fake Ibrahim Caliphate in “Syraq”, already threatening to march towards Mecca and Medina; the unspeakably medieval Council of Ulemas (the lashing/amputating/beheading-loving bunch); total dependency on oil; unbounded paranoia towards Iran; and a wobbly relationship with His Masters Voice, the US.”

Read the complete article by Pepe Escobar below …

What Game is the House of Saud Playing?